Posts tagged with: "Arnold Palmer"

WATCH: Arnie Honored with Open Tribute Video View More
Arnold Palmer's influence on the Open Championship can not be understated. (Photo Credit: Russell Cheyne, Reuters)

WATCH: Arnie Honored with Open Tribute Video

There is little doubt that the Open Championship wouldn’t be what it is today without the influence of Arnold Palmer. It was Palmer who crossed the pond in 1960 and lost to the late Kel Nagle at St. Andrews, only to come back again the following year at Royal Birkdale…

OPINION: Spieth Going For Broke As Arnie Would View More
Jordan Spieth has battled back from an opening-round 75 and is in position to get redemption at The Masters. (Photo Credit: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

OPINION: Spieth Going For Broke As Arnie Would

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – As if there weren’t already enough reasons to love Jordan Spieth, he gave us another one Saturday afternoon as his feet fidgeted in the pine straw right of Augusta National’s 13th fairway. He was looking at a dangerous 228-yard second shot over that nasty sliver of creek…

OPINION: Opening Day Was Anything But Typical

OPINION: Opening Day Was Anything But Typical

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – There may be no such thing as a typical day at The Masters. Since it began in 1934, there have been great days, flat days, unforgettable days. Cold days, windy days, hot days. Difficult days, easy days and some Sunday bloody Sundays. And there was Thursday. It…

QUICK TAKE: Tribute To Arnie On Tap For Thursday

QUICK TAKE: Tribute To Arnie On Tap For Thursday

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – It will be different Thursday at 7:40 a.m. on the first tee at Augusta National because Arnold Palmer won’t be there. But he will be there in many ways. Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are scheduled to hit the ceremonial opening tee shots but before that happens,…

QUICK TAKE: Bay Hill’s Nod To Arnie Has Right Touch View More
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QUICK TAKE: Bay Hill’s Nod To Arnie Has Right Touch

ORLANDO, Fla. – The names at the top of the leaderboard midway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill are Charley Hoffman, Emiliano Grillo and Matthew Fitzpatrick. By Sunday afternoon, this tournament will finally be about one of them or someone else who changes the storyline over the weekend….